Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Series
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering presents Hassan Nagib, Ph.D., John T. Rettaliata Distinguished Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology, as part of its Distinguished Lecturer Series in the School of Engineering East Hall, Room E2214. His fields of specialty are in-fluid mechanics, turbulent flow, flow management and control.
For more information, contact Allison Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-9117 or visit http://mechanical-and-nuclear.egr.vcu.edu.
'Chew and View': Special Halloween Edition
The Department of History holds a special Halloween edition of the "Chew and View" film series in the Department of History, 811 S. Cathedral Place, Room 102. Karen Rader, Ph.D., Science, Technology and Society program, will present "Frankenstein" (1931).
For more information, contact Debbi Price at pricedL3@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1635 or visit http://history.vcu.edu/170.html.
VCU Volleyball takes on Dayton in the Siegel Center. Halloween door prizes will be given out. Volleyball will play St. Louis on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Siegel Center. Post game autographs will be given out. All students are free with VCU ID; faculty and staff will receive discounted tickets with VCU ID.
For more information, contact VCU Ticket Office at email@example.com or (804) 828-7267 or visit http://www.vcuathletics.com/landing/index.
'RamTech or Treat'
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
RamTech holds an Apple one-day flash sale. Participants can take advantage of sale prices, including $100 off MacBook Pros and $50 off MacBook Airs and iPads. Come dressed in costume to participate in the #RamTechOrTreat Instagram contest for a chance to win Beats in-ear headphones, a Lytro Camera or an iPod shuffle by taking a selfie with the product. Sale is only valid in-store and while supplies last.
For more information, contact McKensie Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-8324 or visit http://ramtech.vcu.edu.
NIH Revises Definition of 'Clinical Trial'
On Oct. 23, the National Institutes of Health announced a revision of the definition of a clinical trial in order to more clearly distinguish between clinical research and clinical trials. The revision did not expand the scope of clinical trials. VCU will be modifying policies to incorporate this change. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-015.html for the definition and additionalinformation.
For more information, contact Clinical Research Service Office of Centralized Clinical Research Administration at CRSadmin@vcu.edu or visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-015.html.
HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Development Program: Accepting Applications
The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute accepts applications for its HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program. This program is a five-month leadership development experience for current and emerging women leaders who who are committed to investing in themselves and their organizations. HIGHER Ground is designed to benefit women at all career levels in public, private, nonprofit and entrepreneurial positions. This highly rated leadership development experience offers opportunities for personal and professional growth through experiential learning, personal assessment, leadership coaching and networking. To submit an application, visit the website below. Applications are due by Saturday, Nov. 1.
For more information, contact Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute at email@example.com or (804) 827-1169 or visit http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/gehli/higherground.html.
International Education Week: Call for Submissions
The Global Education Office seeks event submissions for its 2014 International Education Week calendar. International Education Week is Nov. 17-21. Email programs or events to the contact information below. All submissions must be received by Friday, Nov. 7.
For more information, contact Renee Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://global.vcu.edu/iew.
Director for Diversity Education and Retention Initiatives
The Division for Inclusive Excellence announces that Idella Glenn, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve as the Director for Diversity Education and Retention Initiatives and will start on Monday, November 3. Glenn has over twenty years of higher education leadership experience with specific focus on diversity education and student development. Most recently, she served as assistant vice president for student development and director of diversity and inclusion at Furman University.
For more information, contact Vivian Stahl at email@example.com or (804) 828-8947 or visit http://inclusive.vcu.edu.